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2016: The year Japan said ‘sayonara’ to some sexist terms 

03 Jan

What a year 2016 has been. Recently, a usually frugal girlfriend of mine drained her bank account by moving into a new, swanky apartment, and by buying a bag and shoes from Prada. It seems she’d had enough of the litany of bad news. もう今年に耐えられない (Mō kotoshi ni taerarenai, I can’t take this year anymore) was her explanation. わかるよ、お姉さん (Wakaruyo, onēsan, I feel you, sister).
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/life/2016/12/26/language/2016-year-japan-said-sayonara-sexist-terms/

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Posted by on January 3, 2017 in Asia

 

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